Tag: Zika virus

Mosquito Protection: Don’t Let Your Guard Down

Even with a somewhat diminished Zika threat — for now — mosquito season remains in full swing for South Florida...

August 21, 2017

Roundup: 1 in 3 Adults Have ‘Warning...

A new survey finds that one in three American adults have had symptoms of a transient ischemic attack (TIA), which...

June 9, 2017

Zika Virus 2017: What You Need to...

With South Florida's rainy season and summer on the horizon, Baptist Health South Florida brought together some of the region's...

April 4, 2017

Roundup: An ‘Aerobic Fitness Check’ Could Help...

Actor Alan Thicke’s sudden death from a fatal heart attack this week at the age of 69 is shedding new...

December 16, 2016

Public Response to Zika Varies from Apathy...

With Zika-carrying mosquitoes literally in some of our back yards, South Florida residents are now more alarmed than most.

August 10, 2016

Five Key Facts: Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes (Video)

(Caption: There are steps you can take to reduce your risk of contracting the Zika virus,” according to Barbara Russell,...

August 4, 2016

Zika & Pregnancy: Prevention and CDC Miami...

(Video caption: Pregnant women can reduce the risk of contracting the Zika virus by following several guidelines, according to Ellen Schwartzbard,...

August 1, 2016

Health Officials: ‘High Likelihood’ of Local Zika...

There is a "high likelihood" that some of the non-travel related cases of Zika in Miami-Dade and Broward counties are...

July 29, 2016

Roundup: Regular Cycling Tied to Lower Risk...

Regular exercise helps lower the risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases, but a new study focuses on the specific...

July 15, 2016

Watch Now: Zika Prevention Linked to Mosquito...

Miami-Dade County mosquito control officials have launched a “Drain and Cover” campaign that encourages all residents to drain standing water...

June 14, 2016

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